Impacting Today and Tomorrow: Working in the Energy Field

There is no more satisfying career for a Fletcher graduate who wants to be at the nexus of energy and environment than to work in the energy field that encompasses both the public and private sectors. As with many Fletcher careers, the route can be circuitous but the opportunities are boundless.

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Getting to the Heart of Global Leadership

One morning, as Mansour was leading a meeting, Carole noticed his extraordinary patience with the team. He encouraged the poorest speakers to contribute, while exuding respect. He never once singled out a team member. He would pose a question or ask for updates, then remain silent until someone spoke. He also allowed them to drone on about their various relationships outside and within the organization. Most of these reports seemed irrelevant to their work, Carole thought. One might assume that Mansour had too much time on his hands – and yet he was highly effective and well respected. How did he do it?

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The Art of Self-Care and Dynamic Global Leadership

What can you give if you are depleted? Global leaders must serve as exemplary role models. As a manager, would you want a tired, burned out team that is disengaged? Yet, if we don’t take care of ourselves, who will? A leader who cares for herself contributes to the successful performance of the team.

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A Necessary Divorce?

July 6, 2016 by Johan van de Ven
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History may eventually look upon Britain’s impending departure from the EU as a necessary divorce: necessary for Britain to address serious domestic divisions, necessary for the remaining EU member states to pursue systemic reform, and necessary for Westminster and Brussels to recalibrate the terms of their relationship.

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South Sudan: The Need for a New U.S. Strategy

June 1, 2016 by Steven C. Roach and Derrick K. Hudson
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The current policy of carrying a long stick with no carrot has done little to advance the tenuous peace process.

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Why Our Leaders Are Wrong About Refugee Policy

May 21, 2016 by Joseph Sadek
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It is time to develop a human approach to refugee policies rather than a securitized one.

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Seeking Asylum in Greece: Parallel Legalities

April 18, 2016 by Joel Hernàndez
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Two parallel legal realities have emerged for asylum seekers in Greece creating uncertainty and confusion for refugees and for the lawyers seeking to inform or represent them. Legal aid providers in Greece have an opportunity, and a responsibility, to step into the void.

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